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    January 1, 2015

    15U Male Provincial Team Player Profiles

    Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.  



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    Manitoba Provincial Team



    Full Name: Tiago Oliveira
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard

    Hometown: Winkler
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Garden Valley Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Jr. Bison Basketball
    Summer Goals: Compete everyday and become the best I can be. 
    Years in Basketball: 6 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Get GVC to provincial finals. Play collage basketball.
    Favourite Player & TeamRussel Westbrook
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Hitting a game winner on Jr. Alliance. Winning tournament in Grand Forks. 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Coaches and former players
    Biggest Influence in Life: Parents 
    After High School: Play collage basketball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Train players. Coach



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    Full Name: Shawn Maranan
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard

    Hometown: Winnipeg, Mb
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Sisler High School
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Blizzards
    Summer Goals: To dunk
    Years in Basketball: 11 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Play college ball. 
    Favourite Player & TeamDeMar Derozan & Toronto Raptors
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the Provinical championship 3 years in a row. 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad
    Biggest Influence in Life: Family & Friends
    After High School: Play college ball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Train young kids.



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    Full Name: Justin Omaga
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard

    Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Garden City Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Mayhem
    Summer Goals: I would like to be dunking by the end of the summer, improving my vertical and also my shooting to knock down those three's precisely and consistently. Also to work on finishing moves to get to the basket, and control my momentum when finishing.
    Years in Basketball: 8 years

    Basketball Aspirations: I've only dreamed of having to play college ball division 1, and hope to pursue a long basketball career. Making the NBA would be nice, I know I have to be working hard day in and day out.
    Favourite Player & TeamCavaliers, Lebron James
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning JV School basketball provincials, KPAC, and also making the provincial basketball team.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: No one
    Biggest Influence in Life: My Parents
    After High School: Play college basketball in D-1 league and to   
    pursue a dream life long getting paid to play a game I love.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Not sure yet.



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    Full Name: Aliou Sesay
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg

    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Kelvin high school 
    Basketball Club: Gladiators 
    Summer Goals: take more ankles! also "cock that joint back and bang on em at nationals!" 
    Years in Basketball: 7 years
    Basketball Aspirations: become a better basketball player also a great leader some day 
    Favourite Player & TeamJoe pham, freedom sanderson and stephen curry
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: hitting a game tying three on my fellow teammate Tiagos face ;)
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Steve Nash 
    Biggest Influence in Life: my grandma 
    After High School: hopefully receive a basketball scholarship to a D1 school 
    When Basketball Career is Over: give back to my parents



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    Full Name: Mark Tachie
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: St.Paul's High School
    Basketball Club: Jr. Bisons
    Summer Goals: I want to get some cool socks and win a gold medal.
    Years in Basketball: 5 years

    Basketball Aspirations: My basketball aspirations are to play college ball and to get some nice Nike gear.
    Favourite Player & TeamNick Young Golden State Warriors
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest memory in basketball was winning the Wesmen Classic.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: 2K10-2K15
    Biggest Influence in Life: My parents

    After High School: After high school I would like to play college basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: After my basketball career is over I would like to be a dentist and to have a nice big house.



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    Full Name: Tiernan Marshall
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward

    Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Maples collegiate
    Basketball Club: Jr alliance
    Summer Goals: win gold, try to be the best/hardest worker for nationals, have fun, make my mom and coaches proud, and try to grow a inch or two
    Years in Basketball: 3 years

    Basketball Aspirations: to play in collage for a year then take my talents to south beach.
    Favourite Player & TeamDerrick rose and bulls
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: all the ankles I have collected, hitting game winning shots and playing with my club team this year.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Larry Bird 
    Biggest Influence in Life: my mother and brother
    After High School: play either college basketball or NBA D-League
    When Basketball Career is Over: Become a coach, have a family, and enjoy life.



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    Full Name: Chris Alexander
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard

    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Westdale Jr high
    Basketball Club: Warriors 
    Summer Goals: work on my shot and foot work.
    Years in Basketball: 8 years

    Basketball Aspirations: win nationals
    Favourite Player & TeamKobe/Bulls 
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: making the 15u provincial team.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: MJ
    Biggest Influence in Life: My family
    After High School: go to university and obtain a degree.
    When Basketball Career is Over: get a job and teach young ones about the game of basketball.



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    Full Name: Terrel Jordan
    Team15U Male
    Position: Guard

    Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Present Grade: Grade 8
    School: Arthur A. Leach
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Legacy
    Summer Goals: Dunk on everyone and win GOLD in Nationals this summer!
    Years in Basketball: 2 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Play University ball in America
    Favourite Player & TeamJeff Teague, Atlanta Hawks
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the Junior High Invitational Tournament this year
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents

    Biggest Influence in Life: Family & Friends
    After High School: Get a scholarship and play University ball 
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball


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    Full Name: Matt Fedak
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg

    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Jr. Bisons
    Summer Goals: win gold, make my parents proud.
    Years in Basketball: 4 years

    Basketball Aspirations: Play university ball.
    Favourite Player & TeamKlay Thompson, GSW
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: making the game winning shot against Jr. Alliance.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents
    Biggest Influence in Life: My parents

    After High School: Go to university.
    When Basketball Career is Over: own a business and get rich.


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    Full Name: Zeke Plischke
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward

    Hometown: Selkirk 
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: East Selkirk Middle School 
    Basketball Club: Junior Bison 
    Summer Goals: work hard and come away from nationals with a gold metal
    Years in Basketball: 4 years

    Basketball Aspirations: go as far as I can and still make lots of money 
    Favourite Player & Teamidk
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: dunking for the first time in 2013 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: myself 
    Biggest Influence in Life: My Grandpa 
    After High School: Go to the University Of Manitoba and become an architect 
    When Basketball Career is Over: continue on what ever career I have


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    Full Name: Cole Newkirk
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: La Salle
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Linden Christian
    Basketball Club: Jr. Bisons
    Summer Goals: Improve and win nationals.
    Years in Basketball: 7 years

    Basketball Aspirations: Get to University for free.
    Favourite Player & TeamAndrew Wiggins Toronto Raptors
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: First dunk
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Michael Jordan

    Biggest Influence in Life: my family
    After High School: Play university basketball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Train other players


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    Full Name: Kyler Filewich
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg

    Present Grade: Grade 8
    School: Arthur A Leach
    Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
    Summer Goals: Win gold at nationals and improve as a player.
    Years in Basketball: 3 years

    Basketball Aspirations: My basketball aspirations are to play D1 college ball.
    Favourite Player & TeamKobe Bryant & Los Angeles Lakers
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the grade 8 provincial championships.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents.
    Biggest Influence in Life: My family.
    After High School: After high school I want to play college basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Become a doctor and a coach.
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    Full Name: Marcus Foreman
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward
    Hometown: selkirk

    Present Grade: Grade 8
    School: Ecole Selkirk Jr. High
    Basketball Club: junior bisons
    Summer Goals: Get as much as possible out of the team 
    Years in Basketball: 6 years
    Basketball Aspirations: to play college and go as far as i can
    Favourite Player & TeamLebron James, Clevland Cavs
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: In grade 7 it was finals the game was tied and with 5 seconds left i scored a lay up and got game winer
    Biggest Basketball Influence: my parents

    Biggest Influence in Life: My Family 
    After High School: hopefully get a scholarship into a good college with a good basketball program and possibly make the NBA
    When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to be a police officer after my basketball career is over
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    Full Name: Emmanuel Adesida
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward

    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Arthur A. Leach
    Basketball Club: 
    Summer Goals: Work hard over the summer to get to the next elite level of basketball. As well as improve my overall basketball skillset and athleticism.
    Years in Basketball: 4 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Make it to the NBA.
    Favourite Player & TeamLebron James & Clevland Cavaliers
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: In my freshman year, my school basketball team and I won our home school tournament against a top ranked school team in the province.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Lebron James
    Biggest Influence in Life: My parents

    After High School: I will play D1 college ball in the States, after that, move on to the NBA.
    When Basketball Career is Over: I'll work a bit in the business industry.
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    Full Name: Donald Stewart
    Team15U Male
    Position: Forward

    Hometown: Winnipeg 
    Present Grade: Grade 8
    School: College Beliveau
    Basketball Club: Jr Bisons
    Summer Goals: To become a better a perimeter defender.
    Years in Basketball: 5 years

    Basketball Aspirations: To earn a scholarship to play in University.
    Favourite Player & TeamKawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning back to back school basketball championships in grade 7 and 8.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: All my coaches
    Biggest Influence in Life: My parents

    After High School: Play University basketball
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach
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